CODEINE AND CALCIUM IODIDE SYRUP, Calcidrine
GENERIC NAME: CODEINE AND CALCIUM IODIDE SYRUP (KO-deen/KAL-see-um EYE-oh-dyed)
BRAND NAME(S): Calcidrine
USES: This medication is used for relief of cough symptoms and as an expectorant (to loosen phlegm).
HOW TO USE: Take as directed. Do not increase your dose or take more often than directed. Take with plenty of water after a meal or snack, as this will loosen and help remove lung secretions.
SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation may occur. If these continue or are bothersome, notify your doctor. Very unlikely, but report: metallic taste, sore or swollen mouth, skin rash, itching, shallow or difficult breathing, fever, hand or foot swelling, joint aches, easy bruising, rapid pulse, heat intolerance, eye irritation. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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